Anthony Mackie is joining Sandra Bullock in the political dramedy titled Our Brand Is Crisis, produced by George Clooney and directed by David Gordon Green.
The movie is about a U.S. political strategy firm hired by a controversial South American politician in a presidential election and in 2005 there was published a documentary with the same name. Peter Straughan wrote the script. George Clooney and Grant Heslov are producing through their Smokehouse Pictures banner, while Sandra Bullock will also serve as an executive producer. Production is planned to begin this fall.
Anthony Mackie most recently played Sam Wilson/Falcon in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, he presented Black & White at TIFF this month and he also reunites with Chris Evans in the romantic comedy Playing it Cool (previously titled A Many Splintered THing), which first official trailer was released a few days ago.